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What You Need to Know Before You Buy a New Hot Tub

Buying a new hot tub is supposed to be a fun and exciting experience for you and your family.

In order to keep it that way—and ensure that you won’t be surprised by hidden costs, delivery obstacles, or installation mistakes—you’ll need to do some planning before you buy.

We have worked with thousands of people across the country to help them choose their perfect hot tub and arrange a smooth and stress-free delivery.

Whether you choose a ThermoSpas hot tub or another brand—there are questions that you will need answered, and we can help.

Step #1 Schedule a Site Survey

“We started seeing the ThermoSpas commercials on television. We contacted ThermoSpas. One of the representatives came out soon. He was very nice, professional, and knowledgeable about the product. We talked about features and sizes and the user-friendly products that we would need and cost involved to maintain the spa. We found in the catalog a spa perfectly suited for us, ordered it, and in three short weeks we were enjoying our own spa! For the first two weeks it seemed as though we were on vacation.” – Jim and Pat Mendenhall

Setting up a site survey is one of the most important steps you can take when thinking about purchasing a new hot tub.

With a site survey, you benefit from having a highly experienced and trained hot tub technician survey your property to discuss the location, installation and maintenance of your new hot tub.

Most likely there are questions that you didn’t even know to ask. We know this because we’ve helped thousands of people across the country install hot tubs in their homes; and we’ve gotten to know what questions matter the most to our customers.

Wondering what topics will be covered during your site inspection? Here are some of the top questions we get from potential hot tub buyers:

  • Where is the best location for my hot tub?

  • Do I need a building permit?

  • Can the hot tub be moved in the future?

  • Can I install my hot tub indoors?

  • How does the hot tub drain?

  • What’s the best hot tub size for me?

  • How does the hot tub get shipped to my house and what are the costs of shipping?

  • Will a hot tub pose a danger to my children or grandchildren?

  • Do I need to hire an electrician?

  • Will my deck support the weight of my hot tub?

All of these questions, and more, can be discussed during your site survey.

Not everyone who gets a site survey buys a hot tub. Scheduling a site survey with ThermoSpas is a free, no-obligation consultation with a hot tub expert who can help you consider all your options so you can make the best buying decision.

At the end of your visit, you’ll get a completed site survey that can serve as a guideline, should you decide to purchase a hot tub now or in the future.

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Step #2 Site planning guidelines

Although each homeowner has a unique situation, and a site survey will be required to fully understand the best place to install your spa, there are some guidelines to consider regarding privacy and maintenance.

You can start with these tips, and then discuss them with a ThermoSpas expert during your site survey:

  • You will need a structurally sound and level surface for the hot tub

  • When using a concrete surface, you will need to give it plenty of time to cure

  • Double check that there are no sprinklers that will hit the panels of the spa

  • Consider the nearest bathroom

  • Consider privacy from neighbors

  • Make sure there is easy access to a garden hose

  • Use a licensed electrician

  • Be sure there is easy access to service panels

  • Avoid placing spa under gutters

  • Consider installing walkway to spa to help keep out leaves and dirt

  • Proper ventilation will be needed for indoor installations

Step #3 Decide which brand is right for you

We know that buying a hot tub is an investment, and that you want to make a smart and informed buying decision.

If you’ve been thinking of buying a hot tub, you’ve most likely done your research, and perhaps even already requested the ThermoSpas free brochure and DVD.

Scheduling a site survey is a good idea whether you decide to buy a ThermoSpas or another hot tub brand.

The added benefit of a site survey with ThermoSpas is that you can get educated on the features and benefits that make a ThermoSpas one of the best hot tubs in the world.

What makes ThermoSpas hot tubs unique?

Since all of our hot tubs are custom built to your needs and budget, there are many options for you to choose from, and the ThermoSpas technician will guide you through the whole process.

For example, we have patented heating and water purification options that can save you time and money on maintenance. After going over these details with the ThermoSpas technician, you will be able to compare the energy efficiency of a ThermoSpas to another manufacturer.

You will also get educated on the ThermoSpas features that make our hot tubs easier to maintain, making any future repairs hassle-free.

By the end of the site inspection, you will know everything you need to know about hot tubs, whether you choose a ThermoSpas or not.

Schedule a site survey today

So what are you waiting for? Scheduling your site survey is the first real step towards having the hot tub of your dreams, so call us at 1-800-876-0158  or request your free information here.

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